Search Results: "Gan Gan"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGIC HORSE OF HAN GAN by Chen Jiang Hong
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"Shelve this plainly told tale next to such similar tales of artistic transformations as Elizabeth Partridge's Kogi's Mysterious Journey (2003), Margaret Leaf's Eyes of the Dragon (1987) or the various renditions of 'The Boy Who Drew Cats.' (author's note) (Picture book. 7-9)"
Hong illustrates this new, if familiarly premised, legend about a historical Tang Dynasty artist with big, splendidly accomplished paintings, brushed on brown silk in a traditional style. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STONE SOUP by Wang Meijan
by Wang Meijan, illustrated by Gan Gan, developed by Wawa Mouse
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2013

"The moral at the end drops more heavily than the rocks into the pot, but that doesn't spoil the tale's ever-nutritious theme. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
A sweet version of the classic story features a trio of traveling bunnies and much tap-activated bouncing and giggling. Read full book review >